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Ryan Lanford

LANFORD: The new “Propaganda of History”

If everyone with a conscience does not fight back against this assault on education — Black history in particular — then we are handing over history to propagandists who would seek to destroy its scientific core. 

Yet for all the good in Jefferson’s work, there is also the latent hypocrisy of his actions that lie beneath the inspiring words.

LANFORD: Jefferson must be confronted head on

We will not lose sight of the founding of this University if Jefferson does not tower over us. His legacy will not be forgotten, and he will be remembered for what he was — all of what he was —  without the need for glorification. 

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